A QUIET EVENING OF DANCE

The huge scope of the State Theatre is a curious setting for such an anti-theatrical event as A Quiet Evening Of Dance. Black vinyl floor, white wash lights, dancers in…

SILKROAD ENSEMBLE

It’s hard to believe that this is the first time Australian audiences have had the pleasure of hosting The Silk Road Ensemble, a long time coming, that couldn’t have come…

ONE INFINITY

A brave, ambitious work that seeks to strip the East and the West of its choreographic ornamentation and, instead, present both side as a united entity, through the similarities of…

PRIZE FIGHTER

Prize Fighter introduces us to the world of Congolese refugee, Isa, and the atrocities that lead him to Australia. This powerful theatre uncovers harsh and violent realities of radicalism and…

LAYLA AND MAJNUN

Layla and Majnun is a multidisciplinary collaboration between the Mark Morris Dance Group and the musicians of Yo Yo Ma’s Silkroad Ensemble, featuring the Qasimovs, masters of the indigenous Azerbaijani…

100 KEYBOARDS

Newport’s Substation proves yet again to be a sublime venue for taking in art-works by providing the vaulted space for ASUNA’s sonic circle experience. The lights are warm and plush…

‘PARADISE’ OR PANDEMONIUM?

My name is Isabella Whāwhai Waru and I am a Ngati Tukorehe and Te Atiawa descendant. What follows is my account of events that have unfolded over the past month…

MY NAME IS JIMI

Walking out of the Fairfax theatre, a well-dressed woman in her 50s declared that “without all the visual spectacle, this story would have been too dark to tell”. My Name…

LA BOITE / PRIZE FIGHTER

  From fight choreography so visceral you’ll feel every blow to writing that packs an emotional punch, Prize Fighter ducks and weaves with astonishing grace. The play marks the debut of a…

WATT

Taking four years to complete the writings which would become Watt,  this adaption of Samuel Beckett’s piece is in stark contrast to such stretching time; it is instead condensed into a…